用中文说: "Barking up the Wrong Tree"

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用中文说: "Barking up the Wrong Tree"

Barking up the Wrong Tree

【中文】找错人,找错对象

   Zhǎo cuò rén, zhǎo cuò duìxiàng

【解释】To make the wrong choice; to ask the wrong person; to follow the wrong course.

【例句】

- Stop barking up the wrong tree! I am not the one you should be making this complaint to. I have no say in this project.

 你找错人了,你不应该对我抱怨,我在这个项目上没有发言权。

 Nǐ zhǎo cuò rén le, nǐ bù yìng gāi duì wǒ bàoyuàn, wǒ zài zhège xiàngmù shàng méiyǒu fāyán quán.

- She thinks she can use her tears to win back his heart. But I think she is barking up the wrong tree. She doesn't know how cold-hearted this man is!

 她以为眼泪能打动这个男人,但我觉得她找错人了,她不知道他是个多么冷酷的男人。

 Tā yǐwéi yǎnlèi néng dǎdòng zhège nánrén, dàn wǒ juédé tā zhǎo cuò rén le, tā bù zhīdào tā shìgè duōme lěngkù de nánrén.

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